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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

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A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.

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After stealing a mysterious orb in the far reaches of outer space, Peter Quill from Earth is now the main target of a manhunt led by the villain known as Ronan the Accuser. To help fight Ronan and his team and save the galaxy from his power, Quill creates a team of space heroes known as the "Guardians of the Galaxy" to save the galaxy. Written by James Hake

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$170,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$94,320,883, 3 August 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$333,176,600

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$774,176,600
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Drax never wears a shirt for the entirety of the film. See more »

Goofs

When Peter is escaping Korath in his ship on Morag and the ship is upside down, he smacks into the windshield. In this shot, he has no gloves on, where moments before he did. In the next shot, when he's reaching to grab the ship's controls, he has his gloves on again, and they remain on for the remainder of the scene. See more »

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[first lines]
Grandpa: Peter. Your momma wants to speak with you. Come on, Pete, take these fool things off.
[takes headphones]
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene at the end of the closing credits: Tanaleer Tivan sits amongst his wrecked archives and is comforted by Cosmo... and mocked by Howard the Duck. The scene is followed with credits for Howard's creators. See more »

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References Star Trek: First Contact (1996) See more »

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Written by Kim Fowley and Joan Jett
Performed by The Runaways
Courtesy of Island Records
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Hugely overrated
20 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

The movie was recommended to me by a friend who saw the reviews and somehow believed those. Huge mistake.

To say the movie is childish would be an honor for this movie, I have seen plenty of animated movies which were a huge lot better.

The story is dumb and entirely predictable. The characters are almost flat and have absolutely no credibility from either a serious point of view nor from a parody point of view. Acting was also poor.

Visual effects were OK and being a 3D movie helped, but that is the only positive thing that I can say about the movie.

The theater was half-full but during the entire movie there was not a single time when you could hear everybody laughing hard.

The only way I can imagine that so many 9 and 10 star reviews were added for this movie is since all the brainwashed Marvel fan-boys and sock-puppets for the studios somehow managed to overwhelm normal reviewers.


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